How to Raise Funds for Humanitarian Relief

Naseej Prize: Surrounding Cultural and Religious Diversity in the Middle East

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Are you a journalist specialising in cultural and religious diversity in the Middle East? If so, then apply for Naseej competition! CFI and the SKeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom are launching a competition for awarding the best article or report on an issue surrounding cultural and religious diversity in the Middle East. Entrants must submit an article, report or opinion piece on an issue relating to cultural and religious diversity (such as the rights … [Read more...]

Australian Embassy in Lebanon: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Australian Embassy in Lebanon is seeking applications for its Direct Aid Program (DAP) which is a flexible, small grants program which focuses on relieving humanitarian hardship and advancing developmental objectives in Lebanon through projects that are consistent with Australia’s international relations and public diplomacy objectives. The Embassy is looking for projects that: Are participatory in nature, and have involved the beneficiaries in the … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Vietnam: 2017 YSEALI Micro-Grant Program

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The U.S. Mission to Vietnam is currently inviting YSEALI members in Vietnam to submit proposals for the 2017 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Micro-Grant Program. Launched in 2013, the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is the U.S. government’s signature program to strengthen leadership development and networking in Southeast Asia, deepen engagement with young leaders on key regional and global challenges, and advance people-to-people ties … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Macedonia: Democracy Commission Grants Program for Macedonian Organizations

Deadline: 15 October 2017 Applications are open for U.S. Embassy Democracy Commission Grants Program to award grants to Macedonian non-profit and non-governmental organizations and independent media for projects that support the development of democratic institutions in the Republic of Macedonia. The Commission is most interested in projects relating to: Promoting rule of law / effective administration in justice Fostering independent media / enhancing professionalism in the media … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Public Affairs Section (PAS) Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section Grants Program is seeking proposals to award grants to Zambian non-profit and non-governmental organizations for projects that support U.S. goals in the Republic of Zambia, including those promoting a better understanding of the United States, democracy and governance, entrepreneurship development, and peace. The Program is most interested in projects relating to: Promoting political awareness and participation among the … [Read more...]

Entries Open for Workplace Giving Excellence Awards!

Deadline: 25 August 2017 Entries are open for Workplace Giving Excellence Awards to recognise the most outstanding Workplace Giving programs and performers in Australia. Awards not only motivate and instil pride in employees, they inspire stakeholders and create an overall sense of achievement across organisation. The Awards are part of the One Million Donors movement for social change and their mission is to see one million Australians donating to charities through the workplace by … [Read more...]

The Arwa Fellowship for Yemeni Women in Civil Society and Public Service

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Arwa Fellowship for Yemeni women in civil society and public service is a semester- or year-long individual, non-resident fellowship for women working in civil society or the public sector in Yemen. Fellows will receive a grant which can be used for training, university tuition, or other professional development expenses, or to fund a specific capacity-building initiative. Fellows will work closely with YPP staff and volunteer advisors to design their … [Read more...]

Apply for IDB & FEMSA Foundation’s Water, Sanitation and Waste Management Innovation Awards!

Deadline: 12 September 2017 Do you have a water, sanitation or solid waste startup, solution, product, initiative or service that is improving lives in Latin America and the Caribbean? If so, apply now to participate in the IDB-FEMSA Award. Selected finalists will be called in Buenos Aires for the award ceremony, which will take place in November during the IWA 2017 Congress. The award aims to highlight innovative startups, solutions, products and initiatives in water, sanitation, and solid … [Read more...]

United States Department of State: Understanding China’s Information Campaigns and Public Diplomacy in the Asian and Pacific Regions

Deadline: 18 August 2017 The Department of State (the Department) has announced through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) an open competition for a grant award. The Department is currently inviting U.S. nonprofit/non-governmental organizations to submit proposals to conduct, compile, analyze, submit, and present in two or more public forums research on the scope and resource commitments of China’s public diplomacy in Asia. The United States government, academic institutions, … [Read more...]

ARTIVISTI: A Programme to Inspire and Support the Development of Young Artists!

Deadline: 28 September 2017 Arts Council Malta and Aġenzija Żgħażagħ together with 89.7 Bay have launched a new programme to inspire and support the development of young artists. The programme, called ARTIVISTI, is a new programme that will identify some of the best young talent across the arts and provide them with the necessary training, mentoring and networking to develop further their creative potential. The programme is designed to provide emerging creatives in the community with an … [Read more...]

AIDS United: Seeking Applications for Positive Organizing Project (POP)

Deadline: 14 August 2017 AIDS United, with funding from Gilead Sciences, Inc., has announced the opportunity for grant support through the Positive Organizing Project (POP). The goal of the Positive Organizing Project is to increase grassroots mobilization and engagement among people living with HIV within service delivery systems to: directly impact stigma, improve the policy and community environment for inclusive and effective HIV programs, and indirectly improve outcomes along … [Read more...]

Europe Foundation Request for Proposals: Open Door Grantmaking Program

Deadline: 30 September 2017 Europe Foundation (EPF) is currently inviting Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), registered and operating in Georgia, to participate in its Open Door Grantmaking Program. The Foundation’s flagship Open Door Grantmaking Program provides CSOs with one of the very few opportunities to be proactive in identifying and addressing local needs, developing fresh solutions and ideas to existing challenges. Open Door Grantmaking Program is open for all types of CSOs and … [Read more...]

Investigative Journalism Training Programme: Inviting Young North African and European Journalists

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Are you a critically thinking journalist? Would you like to work on a cross-border investigative story? Do you want to investigate and fight transnational corruption? Investigate the Mediterranean is looking for young North African and European journalists to be part of an investigative journalism training programme. This programme will support a new generation of journalists to write about ongoing cases and potentially identify new stories about public asset … [Read more...]

Direct Aid Program: Supporting Inclusive Development Projects in Peru and Bolivia

Deadline: 3 August 2017 The Australian Embassy has announced the opening of the 2017-2018 Direct Aid Program (DAP). The DAP is a program of competitive funds for development projects implemented in Peru and Bolivia by civil society organizations and government entities. The DAP aims to finance small-scale development projects that are participatory in nature, delivering tangible and sustainable results over time. Thematic Areas Proposals should focus on at least one of the following thematic … [Read more...]

11th Call for Proposals: Common Fund for Commodities

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Common Fund for Commodities is seeking applications to provide financing to organisations and enterprises engaged in commodity value chains in its member countries. The CFC provides a range of financial and technical instruments in support of business activities contributing to commodity sector development in Developing Countries that besides generating a viable financial return, eligible activities should also deliver a measurable social and environmental … [Read more...]

WAVA Small Grants for Advocacy: Inviting Nigerian CSOs and NGOs

Deadline: 31 July 2017 As part of the efforts to catalyze nation-wide advocacy, the Women Advocates for Vaccine Access (WAVA) Coalition has announced the second round of Small Grants for Advocacy. The current push is focused on using innovative advocacy approaches to increase government funding for vaccines. This is intended to expand the vaccine budget and step up domestic resource mobilization towards achieving greater coverage and equity of life-saving vaccines. This request for proposal … [Read more...]

USAID/Ethiopia: Strengthening Quality of Malaria Diagnosis and Treatment in Ethiopia

Deadline: 13 September 2017 The United States Government, as represented by the United States Agency for International Development in Ethiopia (USAID/Ethiopia), is seeking applications from qualified and eligible organizations for a five-year activity entitled “Strengthening Quality of Malaria Diagnosis and Treatment in Ethiopia (SQMDTE)” whose overall objective is to improve the quality of malaria diagnosis and treatment services to 85% from baseline in this activity supported … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund

Deadline: 27 August 2017 Applications are open for Indigenous Biocultural Exchange Fund to provide financial assistance to an individual to attend global biocultural events/exchanges or meetings of international significance which impacts the applicant’s home territory or region (individuals or organizations must apply for funding for a specific meeting or event). The focus of the fund examines biocultural issues—the rich but neglected adaptive interweave of people and place, culture and … [Read more...]

British Council Ghana Call for Proposals: Ghana @60 Pop-Up Creative Hub

Deadline: 14 August 2017 British Council Ghana has launched a call for proposals for curation of their 6-day pop-up creative hub in Accra. In line with the objectives, from August 2017 until March 2018 the British Council will deliver a series of multidisciplinary arts and creative economy activities to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of Ghana’s independence. Majority of the activity will take place during a six-day pop-up creative hub that will see us turning the British Council Ghana … [Read more...]

Apply for European HIV Academy For Enabling Legal Enviroments!

Deadline: 26 July 2017 Applications are open for European HIV Academy For Enabling Legal Enviroments, a two-day training academy for people living with and affected by HIV, is dedicated to skills building for addressing punitive or disabling legal environments. Around 25 participants from across Europe will be selected to take part in this training academy, which will focus on three intersectional legal barriers affecting people living with, and affected by, HIV: legal and regulatory … [Read more...]

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